Archive January 2018

We, the (different) people of India…

By Arbind Kumar One of the ancient and rich culture and vibrant tradition comprises the different aspects of Indian society. Indian society reflects the true colour of the country amidst the collage of traditional rituals and mosaic of Indian fiestas. India has always been famous for its social traditions and hospitality. The rich social tradition and heritage make the country to stand out distinctively different. Here are interesting comparative aspects. In respect to foreigners we

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Corners of the Universe

Practicing “Hope” is the most difficult thing that we observe as we face difficulties and become impatient and anxious with our own self.  Everyone wants to impose oneself with result oriented methodologies to get there, where? Hope! Hope is the ground that one can feel under feet amidst fog laden road.  It’s like tail of a rare bird one can see in a dense forest.  It’s like being able to catch the vibes in absence

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Ramanuja and social justice

Lyrics and recital of Alwars Alwars of Tamil Nadu wrote and recited devotional songs in Tamil. Their mystical experiences made them weep, dance and sing in praise of God. They were poets, musicians and saints renowned for their piety. They propagated Srivaishnavism through their songs. Prominently sung by them was Nalayira Prabandham, the rare poetic beauty written in a simple language to convey the high philosophical tenets of Srivaishnavism. The first of the Srivaishnava Acharyas was

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MENTAL STRESS –How to say NO…

MENTAL STRESS –How to say NO…

Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.–Ziggy Marley By Arvind Kumar As Indian socio-economic sphere is changing rapidly, “stress” is affecting large section of working force. Due to economic growth and high aspirations, you are bound to live away from your parents and family. Thus you cut yourself from the most basic and important bounding relations in the time of need.

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Chaya- Our Companion for a Lifetime

Chaya- Our Companion for a Lifetime

  Chaya; Incredible journey to recover from physical and mental losses and shine like stars. Chaya means shadow Like me, my shadow is also unique.Where ever I go, my shadow follows me. There is not a single moment where he has left me. My unique companion in all my journey from an average person to a person with unique capabilities. He stood before me, sometimes behind me. Each occasion was a moment having some peculiarity,

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Walk a Bit More

Walk a Bit More

Oh !! Are you crying the brave-hearted A voice just shook me from inside What is it that you are worried about Don’t ask me If I could I would pen it anyhow Let me walk a bit more I can see the mountains falling There is a struggle to push it back Yet I wish if I could powerfully deal it The more the better Lost is something that never fetters What is coming

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I thank God !!

I thank God !!

  This New Year again I thank God!   Because….   The moment I was born, I had Cried! Now I know otherwise,   I would have Died !!   The burden of Ambition, Competition & Comparison, which I had always carried! But now I know that I was complete in fact when I had just arrived!!   I thank God … because… I could see, smell, taste & hear right from the beginning !  

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Sojourn:Mind,Body and Soul

Sojourn:Mind,Body and Soul

Sojourn ; Mind, Body and soul     Going through Mind, body and soul is a unique experience in itself. Thus it helps us in discovering ourselves and living calm and composed life.   Historical perspective Rene Descartes, the French Philosopher and mathematician, claimed that animals have no soul, therefore they cannot feel anything. Human beings alone have both – a soul and a body. That is why researcher directly intersected animals maintaining they have

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Leave the past and live for the future

By C T JOSHI, Senior Journalist, Bengaluru Id Milad, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, in an ancient orthodox Brahmin Mutt! Unbelievable? It is true, though not widely known.  The Muslims of the town, where the Mutt is situated, had invited its  Swamiji for the Prophet’s birthday celebration. But the Swamiji could not leave the Mutt premises due to a religious injunction. He is tradition-loving, modern-looking and invited them to hold the celebration in his mutt.

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MENTAL FITNESS – Let wonders happen in your Life

MENTAL FITNESS – Let wonders happen in your Life

MENTAL FITNESS – Let wonders happen in your Life   Have you ever questioned yourself why am I Sad and the other happy? If we delve deep inside the answer lies within us. The happiness quotient lies beneath our emotional and mental fitness. Here in this blog I am answering briefly how to cope up your mental wellbeing, how to strengthen, flex and tone your mental muscles. Our mental health defines our effectiveness in our

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Transforming – Emotion into Devotion

Devotion is a tool to destroy…. Destroy our intentions, aspirations, ambitions so that we cease to be the puppet of our desires and in turn become the hand of the divine. Devotion is not deal with the Divine. Nowadays we are all dealers and we try to make a deal with everyone and anyone we cross our paths with. People even make deals with the god. Whenever we find ourselves in a situation where we

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The Hallucinating Human

The Hallucinating Human

The Hallucinating Human   So, I was watching Bajirao Mastani last weekend and just when I was about to doze off, as the climax approached, the last scene of the movie really connected with me. Now, before some of you start to defend the movie, let me just clear the air by saying that I am not going to write a review of the movie. This article is not about that. I respect your opinions

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Keeping it together

Keeping it together

When the blues hit, And the smiles are almost true. The tiniest crack appears, revealing the storm within. But I still sail through… The dawn is drawing close, The dusk threatens to be gnawing… The night holds the demon Can we skip this one time… Skip it this time, utters a blur So I lock those lids soaking in the sun. With eyes wide shut, and the seeping daylight, My demons that hunt shall run

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Did you call it love?

Did you call it love?

Like the hues of the morning glow, Like the lucent sunshine thru the door Like the evening breeze that flows He blossomed in her heart like a cupid rose. Like a crazy hailstorm the day before Like the whirlwind that left her wounds so sore Like the waves of the oceans kissing the shores He left her breathless wanting a bit more Like the way, nature spins its web Like the way a magician casts

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Mental Health.

Mental Health.

JMD Instead of a sign that says DO NOT DISTURB ,I need one that says ALREADY DISTURBED….proceed with caution! Love this one. This is a humorous take at something which actually needs a serious approach. But what the hell!..Life itself is a joke so why not laugh about it?!!! Coming to the topic on hand…. So what exactly is MENtal health? Well Well….our So called Physical health is directly proportional to our MEN tal health.

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“TALK TO ME”

“TALK TO ME”

“TALK TO ME”   She looks around her world A friend to speak, she seeks She is a broken girl Scared, confused and meek   The ones she finds around Mock her and push her away She cries but makes no sound In this life she has no say   Her thoughts run in her head They want to shout and bounce and jump She holds them tight instead In her soul they form a

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It’s ok not to be okk

It’s ok not to be okk

It’s ok not to be ok Come mid-week of December, social media was rife with rife with the reports of a 17-year-old missing boy. He came from an educated, upper-middle-class background, living in an upscale neighborhood. Having children in the same age group added to the tension of all the parents in our school groups, we all waited with trepidation for the news of his well-being. Great efforts were put in to trace his mobile,

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Happy You

Someone rightly said, “Being happy never goes out of style!” Most people are getting serious about everything in their life these days, they   spread talks which sound like: “life is a struggle,” “living routine life what else,” “nothing much! same old thing,” “life has become hell,” “I’ll be happy when I become a billionaire,” “being positive is bookish, be practical.” People walk around with a strange frown on their face.  Hundred things to do

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When Suicide Becomes a Daily Thought!

When Suicide Becomes a Daily Thought!

Have you ever wondered how will be the life of a person who thinks of taking their life every single day? Have you ever thought how does it feel like living in darkness even if someone is standing under full sunlight? Have you ever pondered over a person who is surrounded by so many friends yet so lonely? Yes, these are some of the thoughts that goes inside the mind of a person who is

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WAKE UP don’t SHUT UP!!!

WAKE UP don’t SHUT UP!!!

  “Wake up Mum, I saw a bad dream!!” she said, still shaking with fear. “What happened? Come sleep near me baby”, her mother said caressing her eight-year-old. She leaped beside her mom, wiping her tears and trying to forget all about it. Aria had been wakened by this wrenching dream almost every night, since a few days. She started feeling sick every time, her mother said, ‘it was bedtime’. “Where’sAria?” asked her aunt, who

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Madhwacharya, the giant in yogic powers

Trayacharyas (the trinity of philosophers) influenced Indian thoughts after the ages of the Vedas and Puranas. Madhwacharya is the last among those three spiritual masters, as he succeeded Sri Shankaracharya and Shri Ramanujacharya. The manner in which Varaaha Murthy viewed the Trayacharyas is unique. Below, I write the script on how he interpreted Madhwacharya, the propounder of Dwaita Siddhanta (philosophy). Even the graphic supporting the script is an artwork by Varaha. Madhvacharya was born to

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Poetry Breathes Life into Life

Poetry Breathes Life into Life

Alarming it is, an unfathomed embodiment of life itself Poetic world is such a beautiful place to be in I am in love with which the words sway I happen to rest in the innocence of the words  For they always and always stay They make me feel home When the day ends They make me reach home When the day begins I can count on, rest on  Fall down , get up And these

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Clearly Hazy

Clearly Hazy

Not all the answers I know Not all the emotions I show Not all the roads I have traveled Not all the mysteries I have unraveled The path is uncertain and hazy All that once seemed to be adventurous now seems crazy Welcome aboard, the voice inside exclaims How much it is fun exploring this new game Gush the adrenaline in me soars high A gigantic tide of moments pass me by I am taken

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